Messick's 2018 Open House Schedule

Messick's 2018 Open House Events

  • NEW EQUIPMENT DISPLAYS

    Stop in and see what is new for 2018. Equipment with be setup for you to check out.
  • BIG PARTS DISCOUNTS

    Save your money with BIG DISCOUNTS on parts. (In-store ONLY!)
  • INTERACTIVE TRAINING SESSIONS

    Learn how to properly service your equipment. Vendor's and trainers will be on-site daily.
  • FREE FOOD DAILY

    Get your grub on! FREE food provided daily. Stop in and have a bite to eat and check out some tractors.

5 Great Reasons to Attend Messick's Open House Events


  1. Factory representatives will be on-hand throughout the week to answer questions and provide feedback to customers.

  2. Pesticide meetings will be held to discuss Worth Core and Category Points!

  3. Interactive service & maintenance clinics will be held throughout the week and can provide some deep insight to your regular service procedures.

  4. New equipment displays will be put out for everyone to check out and purchase.

  5. FREE FOOD! Pancake breakfasts, lunches and refreshments will be provided daily. PLUS register to WIN TONS OF GIVEAWAY items

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Hosted by Messicks

Elizabethtown Schedule

MONDAY, 22nd

  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM: PANCAKE BREAKFAST

    Join us for a hot pancake breakfast!

  • 9:30 AM: SPRAYER MEETING - WEED CONTROL UPDATE

    WHAT'S NEW IN HERBICIDES, PLUS PROPER CALIBRATION OF SPRAYING EQUIPMENT. Penn State pesticide specialist John Bray will provide updates on herbicide changes, and will talk about how to effectively and safely manage herbicide resistant weeds. Dauphin County Extension educator Elizabeth Bosak, PHD, will present on the topic of reading and understanding pesticide labels.

  • 12:30 PM: KRONE LARGE SQUARE BALER SERVICE & MAINTENANCE CLINIC

    Representatives from Krone and Messick's will give tips to keep your large square baler running at top efficiency and tips to prevent down time.

TUESDAY, 23rd

  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM: PANCAKE BREAKFAST

    Join us for a hot pancake breakfast!

  • 9:30 AM: PROTECTING OUR CHILDREN ON THE FARM

    Every year future farmers are lost to accidents that could have been prevented. Penn State Extension educator Kay Moyer will discuss the safety of our children on the farm and what can be done to keep them safe. A FREE GIFT is available for families that attend.

  • 11:00 AM: FARMSAFETY ON THE ROAD

    What are the laws concerning the transportation of farm equipment on the road? A state trooper will talk about farm equipment on the highway, laws and safety tips. Get your questions answered by the experts!

  • 12:30 PM: FUEL PROBLEMS & TREATMENTS

    A representative from Miller Diesel and FPPF will give a presentation on the differences in today’s fuels and what steps you can take to protect your equipment. Learn about new emissions requirements and what this means for farm equipment.

WEDNESDAY, 24th

  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM: PANCAKE BREAKFAST

    Join us for a hot pancake breakfast!

  • 9:30 AM: DISCBINE SERVICE & MAINTENANCE CLINIC

    Representatives from New Holland and Messick’s will talk about the advantages of the New Holland MowMax Cutterbar System and show you tips on how prevent down time and keep your machine trouble free. Learn about the Quick Max Quick Change Knife System from New Holland.

  • 11:00 AM: NEW HOLLAND FORAGE HARVESTER SERVICE & MAINTENANCE CLINIC

    Representatives from New Holland and Messick’s will be on hand to show you maintenance tips to help you keep your Self-propelled or Pull-type harvester running at peak performance and how to prevent down time during the harvest season.

  • 12:30 PM: SPRAYER MEETING

    PROBLEM WEEDS OF AGRONOMIC CROPS - What goes in your sprayer tank matters! Penn State pesticide specialist John Bray will provide insight on controlling the problem weeds of agronomic crops. Dauphin County Extension educator Elizabeth Bosak, PHD, will present on the topic of pesticide record keeping and how to properly maintain your files.

  • 2:30 PM: CASE IH

    EARTH METAL TILLAGE & BENEFITS OF BARRACUDA VT BLADES - A representative from Case IH will talk about the advantages of Earth Metal tillage products and what sets them apart from other products on the market. Come and learn about the new Barracuda vertical tillage blades and money that you can save by using the best tillage products on the market.

THURSDAY, 25th

  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM: PANCAKE BREAKFAST

    Join us for a hot pancake breakfast!

  • 9:30 AM: ROUND BALER SERVICE & MAINTENANCE CLINIC

    Representatives from New Holland Service and Messick’s will give tips to keep your round baler running at top efficiency and tips to prevent down time. A representative from Harvest Tec will be on hand to answer preservative application questions as well.

  • 11:00 AM: LARGE SQUARE BALER SERVICE & MAINTENANCE CLINIC

    Representatives from New Holland and Messick’s give tips to keep your large square baler running at top efficiency and tips to prevent down time. A representative from Harvest Tec will be on hand to answer preservative application questions as well.

  • 12:30 PM: HAY PRESERVATIVE SEMINAR

    A product specialist from Harvest Tec will discuss the advantages of using CropSaver™ Hay Preservative on dry hay and proper moisture sensing techniques. Ask about a FREE drum of CropSaver™ with an applicator purchase!

  • 2:00 PM: SMALL SQUARE BALER SERVICE & MAINTENANCE CLINIC

    Representatives from New Holland and Messick’s will give tips to keep your small square baler running at top efficiency and tips to prevent down time. Learn about the advantages of Bale Skiis Baler Liners as well.

  • 6:30 PM: SPRAYER MEETING - WEED CONTROL UPDATE

    WHAT'S NEW IN HERBICIDES, PLUS PROPER CALIBRATION OF SPRAYING EQUIPMENT. Penn State pesticide specialist John Bray will provide updates on herbicide changes, and will talk about how to effectively and safely manage herbicide resistant weeds. Dauphin County Extension educator Elizabeth Bosak, PHD, will present on the topic of reading and understanding pesticide labels.

FRIDAY, 26th

  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM: PANCAKE BREAKFAST

    Join us for a hot pancake breakfast!

  • 9:30 AM: NEW HOLLAND SKIDLOADER SERVICE CLINIC

    Representatives from New Holland Service and Messick’s will give service and maintenance tips to help keep your New Holland Skid Steer loader operating at peak performance and avoid down time!

  • 11:00 AM: INTRODUCTION TO DIECI TELEHANDLERS

    Representatives from Dieci United States will be on hand to present an introduction and overview of the Dieci Telehandler equipment line up. Join us and learn about the features and benefits that make Dieci Telehandlers a better choice for your operation.

  • 12:30 PM: KUBOTA LIGHT CONSTRUCTION CLINIC

    Skid Steer / Compact Track Loader / Mini Excavator - Representatives from Kubota and Messick’s will discuss Kubota light construction service and maintenance, and the common problems we see when machines are not well maintained. Come and learn what you can do to get the best performance and longest life out of your Kubota machine!

Halifax Schedule

THURSDAY, 18th

  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM: PANCAKE BREAKFAST

    Join us for a hot pancake breakfast!

  • 9:30 AM: ROUND BALER SERVICE & MAINTENANCE CLINIC

    Representatives from New Holland Service and Messick’s will give tips to keep your round baler running at top efficiency and tips to prevent down time. A representative from Harvest Tec will be on hand to answer preservative application questions as well.

  • 11:00 AM: HAY PRESERVATIVE SEMINAR

    A product specialist from Harvest Tec will discuss the advantages of using CropSaver™ Hay Preservative on dry hay and proper moisture sensing techniques. Ask about a FREE drum of CropSaver™ with an applicator purchase!

  • 12:30 PM: FARMSAFETY ON THE ROAD

    What are the laws concerning the transportation of farm equipment on the road? A state trooper will talk about farm equipment on the highway, laws and safety tips. Get your questions answered by the experts!

FRIDAY, 19th

  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM: PANCAKE BREAKFAST

    Join us for a hot pancake breakfast!

  • 9:30 AM: SPRAYER MEETING - WEED CONTROL UPDATE

    WHAT'S NEW IN HERBICIDES, PLUS PROPER CALIBRATION OF SPRAYING EQUIPMENT. Penn State pesticide specialist John Bray will provide updates on herbicide changes, and will talk about how to effectively and safely manage herbicide resistant weeds. Dauphin County Extension educator Elizabeth Bosak, PHD, will present on the topic of reading and understanding pesticide labels.

  • 12:30 PM: KUBOTA LIGHT CONSTRUCTION CLINIC

    Skid Steer / Compact Track Loader / Mini Excavator - Representatives from Kubota and Messick’s will discuss Kubota light construction service and maintenance, and the common problems we see when machines are not well maintained. Come and learn what you can do to get the best performance and longest life out of your Kubota machine!

Abbottstown Schedule

MONDAY, 15th

  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM: PANCAKE BREAKFAST

    Join us for a hot pancake breakfast!

  • 9:30 AM: SPRAYER MEETING - WEED CONTROL UPDATE

    WHAT'S NEW IN HERBICIDES, PLUS PROPER CALIBRATION OF SPRAYING EQUIPMENT. Penn State pesticide specialist John Bray will provide updates on herbicide changes, and will talk about how to effectively and safely manage herbicide resistant weeds. Dauphin County Extension educator Elizabeth Bosak, PHD, will present on the topic of reading and understanding pesticide labels.

  • 12:30 PM: KUBOTA LIGHT CONSTRUCTION CLINIC

    Skid Steer / Compact Track Loader / Mini Excavator - Representatives from Kubota and Messick’s will discuss Kubota light construction service and maintenance, and the common problems we see when machines are not well maintained. Come and learn what you can do to get the best performance and longest life out of your Kubota machine!

TUESDAY, 16th

  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM: PANCAKE BREAKFAST

    Join us for a hot pancake breakfast!

  • 9:30 AM: NEW HOLLAND SKIDLOADER SERVICE CLINIC

    Representatives from New Holland Service and Messick’s will give service and maintenance tips to help keep your New Holland Skid Steer loader operating at peak performance and avoid down time!

  • 11:00 AM: DISCBINE SERVICE & MAINTENANCE CLINIC

    Representatives from New Holland and Messick’s will talk about the advantages of the New Holland MowMax Cutterbar System and show you tips on how prevent down time and keep your machine trouble free. Learn about the Quick Max Quick Change Knife System from New Holland.

  • 12:30 PM: SMALL SQUARE BALER SERVICE & MAINTENANCE CLINIC

    Representatives from New Holland and Messick’s will give tips to keep your small square baler running at top efficiency and tips to prevent down time. Learn about the advantages of Bale Skiis Baler Liners as well.

THURSDAY, 18th

  • 9:30 AM: FUEL PROBLEMS & TREATMENTS

    A representative from Miller Diesel and FPPF will give a presentation on the differences in today’s fuels and what steps you can take to protect your equipment. Learn about new emissions requirements and what this means for farm equipment.

  • 11:00 AM: LUBE & FILTER CLINIC

    A representative from New Holland lubricants will be on hand to discuss the latest emissions standards, and the changes in lubricants as a result. He will also talk about newly introduced oil specifications and what they mean for the Ag industry. Learn how you can get the performance, reliability, and long life out of your equipment by using the proper fluids and filters, and save money at the same time!

  • 12:30 PM: SPRAYER MEETING

    PROBLEM WEEDS OF AGRONOMIC CROPS - What goes in your sprayer tank matters! Penn State pesticide specialist John Bray will provide insight on controlling the problem weeds of agronomic crops. Dauphin County Extension educator Elizabeth Bosak, PHD, will present on the topic of pesticide record keeping and how to properly maintain your files.

FRIDAY, 19th

  • 9:30 AM: FARMSAFETY ON THE ROAD

    What are the laws concerning the transportation of farm equipment on the road? A state trooper will talk about farm equipment on the highway, laws and safety tips. Get your questions answered by the experts!

  • 11:00 AM: LARGE SQUARE BALER SERVICE & MAINTENANCE CLINIC

    Representatives from New Holland and Messick’s give tips to keep your large square baler running at top efficiency and tips to prevent down time. A representative from Harvest Tec will be on hand to answer preservative application questions as well.

  • 12:30 PM: HAY PRESERVATIVE SEMINAR

    A product specialist from Harvest Tec will discuss the advantages of using CropSaver™ Hay Preservative on dry hay and proper moisture sensing techniques. Ask about a FREE drum of CropSaver™ with an applicator purchase!

  • 2:00 PM: ROUND BALER SERVICE & MAINTENANCE CLINIC

    Representatives from New Holland Service and Messick’s will give tips to keep your round baler running at top efficiency and tips to prevent down time. A representative from Harvest Tec will be on hand to answer preservative application questions as well.

SATURDAY, 20th

  • 9:30 AM: COMPACT TRACTOR CLINIC

    Representatives from Messick’s will discuss compact tractor service and maintenance, and the common problems we see when machines are not well maintained. Come and learn what you can do to get the best performance and longest life out of your machine!

Carlisle Schedule

TUESDAY, 16th

  • 9:30 AM: SPRAYER MEETING

    PROBLEM WEEDS OF AGRONOMIC CROPS - What goes in your sprayer tank matters! Penn State pesticide specialist John Bray will provide insight on controlling the problem weeds of agronomic crops. Dauphin County Extension educator Elizabeth Bosak, PHD, will present on the topic of pesticide record keeping and how to properly maintain your files.

  • 12:30 PM: KUBOTA LIGHT CONSTRUCTION CLINIC

    Skid Steer / Compact Track Loader / Mini Excavator - Representatives from Kubota and Messick’s will discuss Kubota light construction service and maintenance, and the common problems we see when machines are not well maintained. Come and learn what you can do to get the best performance and longest life out of your Kubota machine!

WEDNESDAY, 17th

  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM: PANCAKE BREAKFAST

    Join us for a hot pancake breakfast!

  • 9:30 AM: FARMSAFETY ON THE ROAD

    What are the laws concerning the transportation of farm equipment on the road? A state trooper will talk about farm equipment on the highway, laws and safety tips. Get your questions answered by the experts!

  • 11:30 AM: HAY PRESERVATIVE SEMINAR

    A product specialist from Harvest Tec will discuss the advantages of using CropSaver™ Hay Preservative on dry hay and proper moisture sensing techniques. Ask about a FREE drum of CropSaver™ with an applicator purchase!

  • 12:30 PM: BALER CLINIC

    Representatives from New Holland and Messick’s will show you tips on how to keep your round or square baler free of trouble and prevent down time. A representative from Harvest Tec will be on hand to answer preservative application questions as well.

Bendersville Schedule

TUESDAY, 23rd

  • 9:30 AM: SPRAYER MEETING

    PROBLEM WEEDS OF AGRONOMIC CROPS - What goes in your sprayer tank matters! Penn State pesticide specialist John Bray will provide insight on controlling the problem weeds of agronomic crops. Dauphin County Extension educator Elizabeth Bosak, PHD, will present on the topic of pesticide record keeping and how to properly maintain your files.

  • 11:30 AM: PRECISION FARMING SPRAYER CONTROLS

    Messick's Precision Farming Specialist Tom Wagner will be giving you expert insight on Precision Farming technology and an in-depth look at Sprayer Controls.